Scots College Wellington

Teacher of design and visual communication

Secondary (Years 7–15) / wharekura, Certificated teacher

The arts

  Suitable for beginning teachers
Listed 10:46 am 06 May 2021
Closes 4pm 25 June 2021
Vacancy reference #: 1HAKTf

To meet the needs of our significant roll growth, we are seeking to appoint a passionate teacher of design and visual communication (and possibly fashion design technology) to join our expanding team and teach in our middle and senior schools (Y7–13). This is a full-time, permanent appointment which will commence in January 2022.

The technology department is a very well-resourced, collaborative department that delivers innovative future focused design thinking to dynamic and dedicated students.

Scots College is a co-educational IB World School in the Eastern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand and is comprised of three schools in one; preparatory (Y1–6), middle (Y7–10) and senior (Y11–13). We offer a vibrant learning environment for our students and recognise that working in groups, thinking critically and solving problems are just as important as the knowledge we give them. At Scots, a future focused education equips each student to thrive now and, in their futures, to learn. For life.

Applicants should have:

  • Potential ability to teach both the IB Diploma and NCEA
  • A passion for, and the ability to promote and deliver design and visual Communication (spatial and product design) at junior and senior levels
  • Experience delivering digital 3D architectural and product design software
  • The ability/willingness to use digital modelling/manufacturing equipment would be advantageous
  • Subject knowledge of working with compliant textiles and the willingness to develop and deliver a fashion design course at senior is also desirable
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • A desire to foster excellence
  • The ability to promote learning
  • A commitment to our special character and co-curricular programmes.

If you are motivated by the prospect of being a part of a dynamic teaching environment and would enjoy the challenges of this exciting role, then we would be delighted to hear from you.

How to apply

Please send covering letter and current CV (with teacher certification details, teaching subjects, and the details of your referees). Please include examples of student work and/or past projects briefs. Submit electronically to:

Claire Hinton, HR Manager
Box 15-064, Miramar, Wellington 6243
(04) 388 0854

Vacancy link:

Vacancy reference #:1HAKTf

Listed 10:46 am 06 May 2021
Closes 4pm 25 June 2021

School details

Scots College

Type: Composite
Authority: Private : Fully Registered
Gender: Co-Ed
Decile: 10
Roll: 951

School number: 281
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Physical address:
1 Monorgan Road, Strathmore, Wellington

Postal Address:
P O Box 15064, Miramar, Wellington, 6243